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About Us

Denise started the company through her love of Sales and Management. Having worked in Management, Sales and Business Development for over 20 years, Athena was then born.

The name'Athena' and company logo stems from her Greek heritage.

Denise works alongside a variety of clients in various sectors, delivering a professional and flawless recruiting service. Her dedication for Athena and her clients is so much so that she is solely responsible for the 24 hour on call phone for emergency staffing cover 365 days of the year since Athena was established in 2014.


Athena Recruiting Services Ltd is an established, committed and trusted recruitment agency. We deliver a tailored service that meets the needs of your business.
From building relationships to cost, we ensure the following with ALL of our clients:


Delivering a tailored, professional, structured recruitment process for our clients


The businesses we work in partnership with, deliverance of our recruitment processes to all of our clients, the relationships we build.


Our clients' recruitment needs and wants, candidate audience targeting and understanding industry sectors we are search and select staff for.


Offering all of our clients value for money with realistic hourly rates for temporary staff and fixed fees for permanent staff.


Denise Gillmore


  • I  have used Athena for 2 years now for agency chefs, Athena are always reliable, have top quality chefs, and are always there to help with any requirements I need, and are always on hand when you get really stuck. Athena is a well recommended service

    Gareth - Head Chef

  • Denise negotiated the exact salary I was looking for. She will be my first call should I look to move forwrd into a new role in the future. Denise is infallible, exceptionally professional and I couldnt of asked for more

    Richard- Business Development Manager

  • I've been working for Athena and Denise for just over a year now. I had a full time job but need extra income and was told about Athena, sign up was hassle freeand Denise herself was very welcoming, I have always had plenty of notice for work available and the best rates that I know of. The extra work and earnings have helped me so much, Athena even helped me find me a new full time job, much better for my home and work life balance. I owe a lot to Athena and for that I will be forever thankful.


  • From first speaking with Denise to finding a job that not only fitted the bill, went the extra mile, was so quick. I cannot thank her enough and would highly recommend her and the team!! Many thanks Gavin McCran

    Gavin - Restaurant Manager

  • I wished to write this to personally thank you Denise for the time and effort afforded to us in helping us to find our ideal Manager
    We are delighted that you so swiftly identified the perfect candidate for our requirements and look forward to having him on board with my team in the very near future.

    Sincere thanks once again for your efficient and friendly service.

    Director/ Owner of an Establishment in Woodbridge


  • I would say that Athena have provided a first class service throughout the process of my job application. It is refreshing to experience the level of dedication that they provide. I really got the sense that each individual matters to them. I would definitely recommend them and apply through them in the future.


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